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Love-in-a-mist 'Miss Jekyll'

Nigella damascena

  • 14 plantings
  • 1 available for swap
  • 0 wanted
  • 12 stashed

Miss Jekyll is part of the Nigella genus and is a Love-in-a-mist variety. Its scientific name is Nigella damascena 'Miss Jekyll'. Miss Jekyll is a heirloom variety. This variety is an Flower that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Normally grows to a mature height of 50.0 cm (1.62 feet). This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.

Miss Jekyll Love-in-a-mist is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Miss Jekyll have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Miss Jekyll

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Miss Jekyll is thought of as hardy, so Miss Jekyll will tend to go dormant or grow slowly over the winter months. Miss Jekyll needs a loamy, potting mix and clay soil with a ph of 6.6 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Miss Jekyll from seed

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Miss Jekyll about 14 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Miss Jekyll

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Miss Jekyll is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Miss Jekyll